Community Information Database

Subject Description

Disaster Preparedness

Activities, programs and systems developed prior to an emergency that support the development and testing of disaster plans; the training of staff in the implementation of the plans; the establishment of collaborative arrangements with other services; the provision of suitable warning systems; the identification, procurement and/or collection of the facilities, equipment, supplies and trained personnel that will be necessary for responding to an emergency; and the development and dissemination of information and/or training about how individuals and organizations can prepare for a major disaster or large-scale emergency that disrupts the normal functioning of a community.

Taxonomy Code: TH-170

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